Tag: limerick

Former weapons instructor jailed for threatening children with gun

Former weapons instructor jailed for threatening children with gun

| June 28, 2017

  A RETIRED army weapons instructor who drew a revolver at two children because he “lost the rag”, has been jailed for two years at Limerick Circuit Court. Denis O’Keeffe, (54), with an address at Ballynanty Road, pleaded guilty to possessing a Webley revolver in suspicious circumstances on November 3, 2015. The former soldier served with […]

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Super Sharp Shooters: Wardance crew celebrate three years and a Subtle Audio release

Super Sharp Shooters: Wardance crew celebrate three years and a Subtle Audio release

| June 28, 2017

“The S, the U… the P, the E, the R” – jumping around to DJ Zinc’s ‘Super Sharp Shooter’ in dark rooms 20 years ago ’til your clothes were wet through are some of this writer’s happy memories of underground drum and bass clubs in the 90s. The jungle beats are still happening in the city today […]

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Limerick stopover for $26m Wabi Sabi superyacht – but was it really Elton’s

Limerick stopover for $26m Wabi Sabi superyacht – but was it really Elton’s

| June 28, 2017

  IS THE “Wabi Sabi” the first of a flotilla of super yachts to dock in Limerick as a watery extension to the Wild Atlantic Way? Probably not, but the arrival of the $26m super yacht at Limerick Docks last Sunday made for great speculation as to who might own this mammoth of luxury or […]

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Claims awards are too high – surveyed motorists say

Claims awards are too high – surveyed motorists say

| June 27, 2017

  TWO out of every three insured motorists believe that the value of compensation paid out in Ireland is too high while two per cent of 1,000 adults surveyed by the Irish Brokers Association (IBA) believe compensation awards are not high enough. The survey, which assessed adults views on the motor insurance industry, found that while […]

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Wood recalls Dr O’Regan’s kindness as leadership inspiration

Wood recalls Dr O’Regan’s kindness as leadership inspiration

| June 27, 2017

  WE watched him through his prolific rugby career, his media punditry and entrepreneurial careers and beyond, but to hear Keith Wood speak of the leaders who inspired him was a real insight for those who gathered at Dromoland Castle recently. Addressing the Shannon Chamber Mid Summer lunch, rugby legend and successful business man, Keith […]

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Recognition at Limerick Chamber awards will help underpin recovery

Recognition at Limerick Chamber awards will help underpin recovery

| June 26, 2017

  THE Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards will help underpin the recovery and create a sustainable future, the President of Limerick Institute of Technology has said as the awards were launched this Monday. Now in it’s seventh year, Dr Vincent Cunnane said that recognising success of business at all levels, which the Chamber awards do, […]

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UL Hospitals Group asked to investigate claims of patient harassment

UL Hospitals Group asked to investigate claims of patient harassment

| June 24, 2017

ALLEGATIONS of inappropriate behaviour by hospital admission staff forcing patients with private health insurance to sign away their right to public treatment have been raised by Limerick City TD Willie O’Dea. The Fianna Fáil spokesman on Social Protection said he is deeply concerned at reports that employees have attempted to harass, coerce and, in certain circumstances, bully […]

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Cranberries inspire sign art installation at LIT

Cranberries inspire sign art installation at LIT

| June 24, 2017

THE Cranberries’ 1993 debut album ‘Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We’, which sold over five million copies, has inspired a sign art installation in Limerick Institute of Technology’s Moylish campus. Texas-based sign painter and illustrator Sean Starr collaborated with Limerick sign painter Tom Collins to create the 10ft high 15ft wide hand painted sign placing the title […]

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Recovery has bypassed Limerick’s unemployment blackspots

Recovery has bypassed Limerick’s unemployment blackspots

| June 24, 2017

LATEST unemployment figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate that the economic recovery has bypassed many Limerick communities with the city and county topping the list of unemployment blackspots in Ireland. 79 blackspots were identified by the CSO, with Limerick accounting for 18 of them, including Ballynanty, Kileely, Prospect, Galvone, Rathbane, Singland, Shannon Banks […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| June 23, 2017

ODEON Limerick is this week giving away one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of your choice at their cinema at the Castletroy Shopping Centre. To be in with a chance, answer the following question and email your answer to competitions@limerickpost.ie by 9am on Monday June 26. What superhero character does Chris […]

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